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Dean B. Phillips

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: 1-Jul-60
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) to Captain Dean B. Phillips, United States Air Force, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight on 1 July 1960. The effectiveness and courage…
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Oscar L. Goforth

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: 1-Jul-60
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) to Captain Oscar L. Goforth, United States Air Force, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight on 1 July 1960. The effectiveness and courage…
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Freeman Bruce Olmstead

Prisoner of War Medal

Date(s) of action: July 1, 1960 - January 24, 1961
Captain (then) John R. McKone (AFSN: FR-62063), United States Air Force, and Captain (then) Freeman Bruce Olmstead (AFSN: FR-54818), United States Air Force, were crew members on a U.S. Air Force RB-47 that took off from Briuze Norton Air Base, United Kingdom, on 1 July 1960, to fly a peace…
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Freeman Bruce Olmstead

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: 1-Jul-60
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross to Captain Freeman Bruce Olmstead (AFSN: FR-54818), United States Air Force, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight on 1 July 1960. The effectiveness and…
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Willard G. Palm

Distinguished Flying Cross

Date(s) of action: 1-Jul-60
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pride in presenting the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) to Major Willard G. Palm, United States Air Force, for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight on 1 July 1960. The effectiveness and courage…
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Harris E. Steinke

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: July 1960 - May 1961
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Lieutenant Harris E. Steinke, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from July 1960 to May 1961 as Director Submarine…
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David C. DeVicq

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: July 1, 1960 - May 20, 1961
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Lieutenant (CEC) David C. DeVicq, United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States from 1 July 1960 to 20 May 1961…
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Griffith C. Evans , Jr.

Legion of Merit

Date(s) of action: 1960 - 1961
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Legion of Merit to Commander Griffith C. Evans, Jr., United States Navy, for exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the United States during Operation DEEP FREEZE 61 (1960 - 1961),…
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John W. Brown , Jr.

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: June 17, 1960
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal to Sergeant John W. Brown, Jr. (MCSN: 1441506), United States Marine Corps, for heroism in Endwell, New York, on 17 June 1960. Sergeant Brown, who was a U.S. Marine Corps Recruiter, assigned…
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James E. Smallwood

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: June 14, 1960
The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal (Posthumously) to Motor Machinist's Mate Third Class James E. Smallwood, United States Navy, for heroic conduct on 14 June 1960 while serving on board U.S.S. SARGO (SS(N)-583), moored at the Submarine Base,…
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Donnie R. Smith

Navy and Marine Corps Medal

Date(s) of action: June 10, 1960
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Navy and Marine Corps Medal to Aviation Electronics Technician Second Class Donnie R. Smith, United States Navy, for heroic conduct on 10 June 1960 while serving as an Aircrewman with Unit 12 of Helicopter Utility Squadron ONE,…
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Donald R. Finn

Soldier's Medal

Date(s) of action: May 28, 1960
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Soldier's Medal to Private First Class Donald R. Finn, United States Army, for heroism at the risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy as a member…
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Charles T. Brown , Jr.

Soldier's Medal

Date(s) of action: May 26, 1960
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Soldier's Medal to Captain (Corps of Engineers), [then First Lieutenant] Charles T. Brown, Jr. (ASN: 0-4026401), United States Army, for heroism at the risk of life not involving conflict…
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Willie G. Christian

Soldier's Medal

Date(s) of action: May 24, 1960
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Soldier's Medal to Sergeant Willie G. Christian, United States Army, for heroism at the risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy as a member of Battery…
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Raymond Garcia , Jr.

Soldier's Medal

Date(s) of action: May 24, 1960
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Soldier's Medal to Private First Class Raymond Garcia, Jr., United States Army, for heroism at the risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy as a member…
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William E. Morris

Soldier's Medal

Date(s) of action: May 24, 1960
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Soldier's Medal to Private First Class William E. Morris, United States Army, for heroism at the risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy as a member…
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John F. Piech

Soldier's Medal

Date(s) of action: May 24, 1960
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Soldier's Medal to Specialist Fourth Class John F. Piech, United States Army, for heroism at the risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy as a member…
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Bobby O. Riggs

Soldier's Medal

Date(s) of action: May 24, 1960
The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 2, 1926, takes pleasure in presenting the Soldier's Medal to Private First Class Bobby O. Riggs, United States Army, for heroism at the risk of life not involving conflict with an armed enemy as a member…
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Peter Frank Grimo

Coast Guard Medal

Date(s) of action: 7-May-60
The President of the United States of America takes pleasure in presenting the Coast Guard Medal to Boatswain's Mate Third Class Peter Frank Grimo, United States Coast Guard, for heroism during the rescue operations following the shipwreck of the F/V MAUREEN F, while entering Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey on 7…
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Francis Gary Powers

Prisoner of War Medal

Date(s) of action: May 1, 1960 - February 10, 1962
Captain Francis Gary Powers, United States Air Force, was captured by the Soviets after his U-2 Spy Plane was shot down on 1 May 1960 and was held until his release on 10 February 1962.
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